Women's Event

Women’s Event, NYC’s premier event highlighting the contributions of LGBTQ+ women in our community, raises funds to sustain The Center’s programs and advocacy work; keep our doors open year-round; and provide a home, a family, and a place of safety for our community.

Information of Women’s Event 2024 coming soon.

 

2023 Honorees Featured Participants

Lea DeLaria

Honoree

Actor, Comedian, Jazz Singer

Stacey Friedman

Honoree

Executive Vice President & General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Sam Jay

Host

Comic, Actor, Writer

Sandra Bernhard

Special Guest

Performer, Actress, Singer & Author

Glennda Testone

Special Recognition

Executive Director, The Center

DJ MARY MAC

After Party

DJ & MC

Women's Event Tickets and Sponsorships

Women's Event is at capacity. For information or questions about tickets or sponsorships, please contact David Hovey, Director of Major Gifts, at dhovey@gaycenter.org.

Unable to attend?

Donations can be made if you are unable to attend and/or looking to make a gift in someone's honor.

Corporate Sponsorship

  • Two tables of ten (10) tickets each (20 tickets total)
  • Full screen ad in the digital journal on screens during the event
  • Logo placement on e-communications, event webpage, and onsite signage
  • Verbal recognition from Executive Director, Glennda Testone, from the stage during remarks
  • Opportunity to partner with The Center on an event activation or elevated branding (subject to discussion and approval)
  • One table of ten (10) tickets
  • Full screen ad in the digital journal on screens during the event
  • Logo placement on e-communications, event webpage, and onsite signage
  • Verbal recognition from Executive Director, Glennda Testone, from the stage during remarks
  • Six (6) tickets to the event
  • Full screen ad in the digital journal on screens during the event
  • Logo placement on e-communications, event webpage, and onsite signage
  • Four (4) tickets to the event
  • Full screen ad in the digital journal on screens during the event
  • Logo placement on e-communications, event webpage, and onsite signage

Individual Sponsorship

  • Two tables of ten (10) Premier seats at Women’s Event (20 tickets total)
  • Full-Screen Ad and listing in Digital Journal
  • Recognition from podium during event
  • One table of ten (10) Premier seats at Women’s Event
  • Full-Screen Ad and listing in Digital Journal
  • Six (6) Prime seats at Women’s Event
  • Full-Screen Ad and listing in Digital Journal
  • Four (4) Preferred seats at Women’s Event
  • Half-Screen Ad and listing in Digital Journal
  • Two (2) seats at Women’s Event
  • Listing in Digital Journal

Honorary Co-Chairs

Gwen Marcus & Nancy Alpert

Co-Chairs

Kerryann Cook
Julie A. Harris
Jen Hatch
Jacqueline LiCalzi & Jill Schlesinger
Lisa A. Linsky
Lolita Morrow
Claire M Shanley & Heather Halliday
Pauline Sobelman
Kim Stolz & Laura Hayward
Mickalene Thomas
Jo-Ná A. Williams, Esq.

Leadership Society

Trailblazers
Stacey Friedman & Dawn Fischer

Influencers
Shari Feder & Julie A. Harris
Valerie Jacob, Claire Wills, & Sarah Parkes
Jacqueline LiCalzi & Jill Schlesinger
Alison Smith

Innovators
Gwen Marcus & Nancy Alpert
Rosemarie & Sandra Pacheco
Pauline Sobelman

Sustainers
Michael Broadbery & Angelo Umali
Lisa Linsky & Fiona Hodgson
Patricia Martone & Barbara Rosen
Jessica Rankin
Arielle Smelkinson & Céline Robinson
Mickalene Thomas
Miles Tyrrell

Leaders
Cathy Bolz & Gail DiLisio
Jasmine Burnett, Blkfeminst Advisors LLC
Phyllis Dicker
Amy Ellison & Trudy Sanders Reece
Christina Getz & Karen Kranack
Katherine Grainger
Laura Hayward & Kim Stolz
Annabelle Rinehart & Julie Von
Claire M Shanley & Heather Halliday
Glennda Testone & Jama Shelton
J.A. Williams Law P.C. & Jo-Ná A. Williams Esq.

PRESENTING

FOUNDING

LEAD

Davis Polk logo
Morgan Stanley logo

PALLADIUM

Diageo logo
Marc Jacobs Fragrances logo
McDermott Will & Emery logo
Milk Makeup logo

OFFICIAL SEXUAL HEALTHCARE PARTNER

Durex logo

OFFICIAL HEALTHCARE PARTNER

Logo for Lenox Health Greenwich Village -- Northwell Health

PREMIER

SUPPORTING

Red ADP logo
Logo for EY -- Building a better working world
Evercore logo
Grindr logo
Mastercard logo with red and yellow overlapping circles
Spectrum logo
Theory logo

Frequently Asked Questions

The event is cocktail attire, but feel free to check out last year’s photos for inspiration!

To request an accommodation for this event or with any questions, please contact Brian Doyle, Director of Special Events, at bdoyle@gaycenter.org by October 20, 2023.

Please contact Reneysh Vittal, Corporate Partnerships Manager, at rvittal@gaycenter.org.

Yes! You can purchase tickets once all ticket sales go live. You can purchase tickets to the after-party separately from your ticket for Women’s Event.

Approximately 500 people attend this event annually.

Yes, there will be alcohol served at the event. Drinks are included with your ticket.

Impact on Community Members

Maireni Soriano presents Julie Diaz Petta (She/Her), a former Center Youth and community member.

"I found the most welcoming space. I felt included in everything they were doing as soon as they walked through the door."

Women's Event 2022 Album

Take a look